Police brutality and the lessons not learnt
The last few days are obviously not the best globally for the police especially in America where public opprobrium of police personnel’s conduct came to the front burner. The Police Department in America had never been so humbled and brought to public scrutiny as it did in the last few days
Trump signs order pushing to reduce US police violence
US President Donald Trump issued an order to improve policing Tuesday, calling for a ban on dangerous chokeholds, but he stopped well short of demands made at nationwide protests against racism and police brutality.
J Cole New Single "Snow On tha Bluff" Attracts Controversy
J. Cole has left his fans surprised with the release of a new single titled "Snow On tha Bluff." The new song addresses racism, activism, organizing, social media, police brutality, his celebrity status, and much more. Due to some of J. Cole's lyrics, many fans also felt the song referred to Chicago rapper Noname. In…
Africa urges UN probe of US 'systemic racism', police violence
African countries are pushing for the UN's top rights body to launch a high-level investigation into "systemic racism" and police violence in the United States and beyond, according to a draft resolution seen Tuesday by AFP.
Trump plans order to support police 'best practices'
US President Donald Trump will seek to address national anger over police brutality Tuesday with a new order that aims to encourage local law enforcement to improve standards, White House officials said.
Beyoncé Demands Justice For Breonna Taylor In Open Letter
Multiple award-winning songstress and actress Beyonce in a public letter has demanded justice for Breonna Taylor who was shot dead in her home by police officers. The shooting that ended Taylor's life happened in Lousiville on March 13 when the police shot her eight times. Lending her voice and platform to the Black Lives Matter…
Another police killing of a black man stokes US tension, debate
The fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in Atlanta has poured more fuel on the raging US debate over racism, prompting another round of street protests and the resignation of the southern city's police chief.
UK Rapper Wretch 32 Shares Video Of Police Tasering His Father
British rapper Wretch 32 has shared a video of his father being tasered at his home by the police. Wretch 32, whose birth name is Jermaine Scott Sinclair, posted a video on Twitter of his father Millard Scott stumbling down the stairs after being tasered by officers in north London, in April. This is how…
PM says France 'not racist' as Floyd tribute held in Paris
Thousands paid tribute to George Floyd in Paris on Tuesday as the prime minister insisted that France and its security forces were "not racist", following a string of allegations of heavy-handedness and police brutality.
Kaepernick deserves apology, job - Jenkins
New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins called on the NFL to apologise to Colin Kaepernick on Tuesday, saying recent expressions of contrition would be meaningless while the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback remained isolated from the sport.